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Jurgen Harms, Lutz Biedermann: Pedicle screw and receiver member therefore. Prufer, Donald Brown, May 4, 1993: US05207678 (539 worldwide citation)

For a pedicle screw a receiver member is provided for hingedly connecting a screw (2) comprising a threaded shaft portion (3) and a spherical-segment-shaped head (4) on the one hand and a rod (16) on the other hand. In order to improve the stocking costs for screws of different shaft lengths and sha ...


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Steven J Carusillo, David H Grulke: Battery powered surgical handpiece. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, May 4, 1993: US05207697 (520 worldwide citation)

A pistol-shaped surgical handpiece comprises a pistol-shaped housing including a forward/rearward extending barrel and a handle fixedly depending from the barrel. A motor and control circuit are supported in the barrel. The motor drives a tool carrier at the front end of the barrel. In one preferred ...


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Han L Song: Vehicle locating and navigating system. Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 4, 1993: US05208756 (475 worldwide citation)

A vehicle locating and navigating system operating in conjunction with a cellular telephone network is provided. A small, hidden device located in a vehicle is activated through DTMF signals transmitted from any telephone station. Upon activation, the device determines the power at which normally tr ...


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Karl W McCalley, Steven D Wilson, James L Fischer, Kenneth P Belau: Presentation player for an interactive digital communication system. Telaction Corporation, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, May 4, 1993: US05208665 (414 worldwide citation)

A presentation player is described for use in an interactive digital communications system which may selectively communicate particular multimedia presentations to each of a plurality of subscribers along a CATV cable network, or other communications network. The player is part of a digital interact ...


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Lehmann K Li: Suture anchor and installation tool. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, May 4, 1993: US05207679 (386 worldwide citation)

A system for attaching an object to a workpiece including an anchor assembly and an installation tool is provided. The anchor assembly includes a body and at least two barbs. The body has a first portion having a first end, a reduced second portion having a second end and a middle portion connecting ...


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Paul C Nardella: Electrosurgical clip applicator. Medical Scientific, Lahive & Cockfield, May 4, 1993: US05207691 (382 worldwide citation)

A clip applicating device deploys surgical clips to ligate ducts and/or vessels during surgical procedures. While the clip is deployed the device simultaneously delivers electrosurgical energy to the affected tissue through the clip. This causes the clip and the adjacent tissue to be fused together, ...


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Hugh H Trout III: Aortic graft, implantation device, and method for repairing aortic aneurysm. Patrick J Coyne, Kenneth M Massaroni, May 4, 1993: US05207695 (365 worldwide citation)

An aortic graft and system and method for implanting the aortic graft are provided. The aortic graft comprises a substantially cylindrical graft material with attachment means which comprise a plurality of post and hook assemblies which are implanted with a double catheter system to penetrate the ao ...


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John K Roberts: Mirror assembly. K W Muth Company, Godfrey & Kahn, May 4, 1993: US05207492 (361 worldwide citation)

A mirror assembly including an enclosure having an aperture, and defining a cavity, a light source or lamp for emitting light in predetermined wavelengths or an instrument for emitting or receiving light having predetermined characteristics, borne by the enclosure and positioned in the cavity; and a ...


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William H C Ebeling, Gaetano Borriello: Field programmable gate array. Washington Research Foundation, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, May 4, 1993: US05208491 (356 worldwide citation)

A field programmable gate array (FPGA) comprising routing and logic blocks (RLBs) and segmented routing channels is disclosed. Each RLB is configurable to perform both logic functions and routing functions. A plurality of forwardly propagating RLBs (FPRLBs) and a plurality of backwardly propagating ...


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Ravi J Chari, Victor S Goldmacher, John M Lambert, Walter A Blattler: Cytotoxic agents comprising maytansinoids and their therapeutic use. ImmunoGen, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, May 4, 1993: US05208020 (314 worldwide citation)

A cytotoxic agent comprising one or more maytansinoids linked to a cell binding agent. A therapeutic agent for killing selected cell populations comprising: (a) a cytotoxic amount of one or more maytansinoids linked to a cell binding agent, and (b) a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier diluent or ex ...